Ikea Meatballs

Europe’s horse meat scandal has claimed Ikea meatballs, those mysteriously cheap, lingonberry-sauced snacks that have gained something of a cult following among fans of the furniture store. On Monday, Ikea withdrew bags of the meatballs from 21 European countries after officials in the Czech Republic found traces of horse DNA in a bag labeled as beef and pork.

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  • Ikea Recalls Its Meatballs Horse Meat Is Detected
    Ikea Recalls Meatballs After Detection of Horse Meat. LONDON — The furniture giant Ikea joined a growing list of brands that have been touched by Europe’s food scandal on Monday and withdrew its signature Swedish meatballs from its markets and cafeterias across most of Europe after one batch was found to contain traces of horse meat.
    03/27/2020 - 5:35 am | View Website
  • Horse Meat Found in IKEA's Swedish Meatballs
    Further tests revealed that 760 kilograms of meatballs contained horse meat and were ordered recalled by the food inspectors. According to an IKEA spokesman, the packages, which originated from Sweden, were slated for sale not just in the Czech Republic, but also in Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK.
    03/22/2020 - 5:05 am | View Website
  • Horsemeat scandal: Ikea withdraws all meatballs from UK ...
    Ikea has withdrawn all meatballs from sale in stores in the UK and more than 20 other European countries after tests by authorities in the Czech Republic found traces of horsemeat in its Kottbullar line.
    03/21/2020 - 2:28 am | View Website
  • Horse meat found in IKEA meatballs
    The latest discovery was made by the Swedish furniture giant IKEA. Inspectors in the Czech Republic said Monday they found traces of horse meat in frozen meatballs made in Sweden for the furniture maker.
    03/18/2020 - 5:09 am | View Website
  • Ikea Meatballs To Return To Stores After Horsemeat Scare ...
    The horsemeat found in IKEA’s meatballs originated from a Polish abattoir. Mohr said IKEA would shorten the supply chain to be able to trace all meat back to its origins, and external consultants would inspect all abattoirs in the chain of supply to IKEA. In the meantime,...
    03/16/2020 - 2:37 pm | View Website
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